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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar to use the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics) summit as an opportunity to showcase Goa as India’s best tourist destination, at a meeting held in Delhi on Tuesday. At the meeting held to discuss arrangements for the Brics summit, Modi told Parsekar that he had three other cities in mind for the October summit, but has finalized Goa as the venue. Parsekar informed the PM about the arrangements for the summit planned by his government.The chiefRead More
Indian Navy’s sail Boat INSV Mhadei sailed into Port Louis, Mauritius today at 1 pm with the first all-women crew. The Navy’s famous sailing vessel Mhadei set sail from her home port, Goa, on 24 May 16 on this historic first open ocean voyage by an all-women crew on any vessel of the Indian Navy. Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, a Naval Architect, is the first woman Skipper of Mhadei. The boat is crewed by Lieutenant P Swathi, Lieutenant Pratibha Jamwal (Air Traffic Control specialists), Lieutenant Vijaya Devi, Sub Lieutenant PayalRead More
The launching ceremony of the first advanced offshore patrol vessel built in house by the Goa Shipyard Ltd for the Sri Lanka was held in an impressive ceremony at Goa Shipyard Ltd yard in Vasco on Friday at the hands of M A W P Gunawardana, the wife of Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi, the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Sri Lanka. While talking to media he said we have understand the important of maintaining peace and security in the Indian ocean for the sea line communication and trade. So thatRead More
The Islamic State released a video this week claiming to have blown up the 2,800-year-old Nabu temple in Iraq, devoted to the Babylonian god of wisdom. Satellite images confirm the destruction of the ancient Nabu temple in Iraq, the UN said late June 8, after the Islamic State group claimed to have blown it up. The UN training and research agency UNITAR said it had analysed satellite images collected on June 3 over the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in northern Iraq. “Compared to imagery collected 12 January 2016, weRead More
If you suspect that a black hole has consumed all of those stray items that you just can’t find, don’t give up: Stephen Hawking thinks he knows how to retrieve them. He says black holes’ “soft hair” captures data about all that has disappeared into them. When the black hole evaporates – a possibility Hawking first mentioned in 1975 – this “soft hair” would release the information that had been stored inside, according to a paper cowritten by Hawking, Malcolm Perry of the University of Cambridge and Andrew Strominger ofRead More
Soccer fans flocking to France for the Euro 2016 championship will be able to download a free ‘terror alert’ app that will warn them of an imminent threat if French security services uncover potential danger. The terror alert app project, available in French and English, has been piloted by the French Interior Ministry. The app user has to agree to provide their geolocation to be notified of “unexpected events” related to the ongoing flood situation in France, as well as “in case of a suspected attack,” The Local reports, quotingRead More
Hasina comments came after three operatives of the outlawed Jamaat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were killed in two predawn security raids early yesterday in Dhaka and north-western Rajshahi while another member of the outfit was killed overnight at Shibganj sub-disrict in north west Bogra. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today promised to intensify a nationwide anti-terror clampdown, a day after a Hindu priest was hacked to death by IS jihadists in Bangladesh which has seen a series of brutal attacks by Islamists on minorities and secular activists. “If they (militants) thinkRead More
Washington, June 7 : At least 25 Indian students in their first semester of computer sciences programme at Western Kentucky University have been asked to return to India or find placement in other schools, because they did not meet the admission standards of the varsity, The New York Times said on Tuesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on a US visit. Some 60 Indian students were enrolled for the programme in January this year and the university was said to have used international recruiters to enrol them. James Gary,Read More
Fans were leaving Lyon’s football stadium after a mock Northern Ireland-Ukraine match, when two fake suicide-bombers pretended to blow themselves up in the crowd. Volunteers posing as fans played dead, dozens more were injured, and the crowd panicked and charged. Police rushed to secure the area while paramedics treated victims oozing fake blood. This simulated disaster scene last week was one of at least 30 doomsday scenarios staged by police and emergency services across France in the run-up to the Euro 2016 football tournament, which begins on 10 June. AsRead More
नायजेरियनांना देशातून हाकलून लावा माजी मुख्यमंत्री रवी नाईक यांची मागणी देशात नायजेरीयन नागरिकांची वाढली दादागिरी शिक्षणासाठी येतात आणि अवैध धंदे करतात रवी नाईक यांनी डागली केंद्र सरकारवर तोफ नायजेरियन लोकांची गोव्यासह देशभरात दादागिरी चालू असून त्यांना केंद्र सरकारनं त्वरित हाकलून द्यावं, अशी मागणी माजी मुख्यमंत्री रवी नाईक यांनी मंगळवारी पत्रकार परिषदेत केली. शिक्षणाच्या नावाखाली गोव्यात येऊन नायजेरियन युवक गुन्हे करत असल्याचा दावाही यावेळी नाईक यांनी केला.Read More